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cannabis is a genus of flowering plants that includes three putative varieties, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis. These three taxa are Indigenous to Central Asia, and South Asia. Cannabis has long been used for fibre (hemp), for seed and seed oils, for medicinal purposes, and as a recreational drug. Industrial hemp products are made from Cannabis plants selected to produce an abundance of fiber. To satisfy the UN Narcotics Convention, some Cannabis strains have been bred to produce minimal levels of THC, the principal psychoactive constituent responsible for the "high" associated with marijuana. marijuana consists of the dried flowers of Cannabis plants selectively bred to produce high levels of THC and other psychoactive cannabinoids. Various extracts including hashish and hash oil are also produced from the plant.

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The group says its Holy Trinity is the marijuana plant, specifically hemp, a strain of marijuana that has very low levels of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive compound in the plant.
Advanced Alternative Therapies plans to transform the existing Papa John's pizza building on West Street to a modern building with floor-to-ceiling windows and wood finishings to house its proposed medical cannabis dispensary. (Courtesy photo / Handout).
They already are, and delaying is not going to prevent any of that activity," said Becky DeKeuster, a consultant on cannabis issues who previously ran medical marijuana dispensaries in Maine and California. The legalization referendum narrowly endorsed ...
police executed a search warrant at a South Delsea Drive residence around 6 a.m. and seized more than 50 grams of marijuana, individually wrapped homemade fudge brownies containing marijuana, digital scales, drug packaging materials and $3,150 in ...

Can Syndros' growth overshadow trouble with Subsys and lead this marijuana stock higher?
It would legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana for adults 21 and older and allow them to grow up to two plants and four seedlings as of January 2, 2019.
consumers have been picking weed over alcohol in the past seven years, says a Wall Street analyst, downgrading Molson Coors Stock.
CHICOPEE - A plan to delay the opening of any recreational marijuana facility for one year made it through the first legislative step but still needs more study before it is adopted.
The oil is derived from the cannabis plant but would be allowed to contain only up to .3 percent Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the ingredient in marijuana that produces a "high." Advocates have tried to distance the legislation from efforts to legalize ...
The International Church of cannabis opened its doors on Thursday after a number of legal roadblocks and considerable media buzz.
Now in Illinois, where medical marijuana is already legal, a couple of Democratic state lawmakers from the North Side have worked up a proposed law that would make it legal to toke up, as long as a user is 21 or over and possesses no more than an ounce ...
Longtime legal-weed advocate Crash Berry honors '420,' a sort-of marijuana holiday, by handing out one-gram packets for free starting around high noon.
marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug means it's pretty tough to study. Yet some studies have linked marijuana with several health benefits.
In religious rituals, discussion groups called "reasonings," they smoked cannabis, a holy weed which they believed grew on the grave of King Solomon and conferred wisdom.

April 20 is marijuana Day, man, and in celebration, the California-based Humboldt distillery has released a new ganja-flavored concoction called Humboldt's Finest cannabis Vodka. But don't get your hopes up, Scooby, because the company assures us that ...
It wasn't just a swipe to the right that brought these two kindred spirits together -- it was a mutual love for cannabis.
On 420 Day, here's a selection of the most popular names for marijuana, and where those words come from.
President Donald Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, should spend more time on fentanyl and heroin trafficking issues instead of marijuana, said Maura Healey, the top prosecutor in Massachusetts. "He is obsessed with marijuana," Healey told ...
And that's just a crude estimate that doesn't take into account the butane used to concentrate the THC, or energy needed to transport the marijuana from where its grown to where it's concentrated to the dispensary where you purchased it. So yeah, it's ...
The marijuana industry is growing like a weed and seemingly nothing has been able to slow it down in recent years - not even federal law.
There appears to be only a low chance of developing psychosis as a result of using cannabis, a review of existing research has suggested.
California "weed nun" Christine Meeusen, 57, who goes by the name Sister Kate (L), and India Delgado, who goes by the name Sister Eevee, trim hemp in the kitchen at Sisters of the Valley near Merced, California, U.S.
He'd rarely tried marijuana, but several of his cancer and AIDS patients urged him to use it for his heart. A year later, his heart was normal.
In the United States, nearly 23 states, plus Washington D.C., have legalized medical marijuana. In cities like Denver and Seattle, recreational marijuana plays an imperative role for local businesses. However, more and more states are making an effort ...
investors are more likely to buy marijuana stocks around the unofficial 4/20 holiday, according to data from investing app Robinhood.
They flood into the region during the cannabis harvest in the fall. They are the trimmers, those hired to cut marijuana for hours on end. Many trimmers in the county looking for work this season have come from all over the U.S. and all over the rest of ...
Israel has the most start-ups and venture capital funding per capita and has been studying marijuana since the 1960's. In 1964, an Israeli scientist discovered tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive constituent of cannabis and he later ...
But about two-thirds through, the video grinds to a halt to show two boxes of Kandypens - a vaporizer mostly used to consume marijuana - sitting on a table, well-lit and arranged in a tableau so perfect that it could be at Macy's (if the department ...
If it's busy, there could be a wait to get past the reception room, but once allowed beyond the closed door, one is legally free to venture into what is Oregon's recreational and medical marijuana reality thanks to state laws that make it legal to use ...
... government recently introduced a bill legalizing marijuana across the country. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned on the topic of legalizing marijuana, and has cited the failures of current policies to diminish and/or stop the use of ...
I've been working full-time on marijuana and medical marijuana laws for a over a dozen years, so I definitely feel like I've got some insight and thoughts here.
A: The purpose was to expand the number of patients who could access marijuana. In 2014, Florida legislators passed a measure to offer a non-euphoric strain of medical cannabis low in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the chemical that gets you high, but ...
These are seniors, and people with ALS or PTSD, who benefit and use cannabis in a smoked form. What you are doing here, by creating this legislation when 71 percent of the people support it, is going against their will," Minardi, who specializes in ...
There was a time - before the vendor booths, before the concerts with famous headliners, before the documentary crews and before the cannabis tour groups - when 4/20 in Denver meant a simple protest rally. Eleven years ago, only a couple thousand ...
But for the town of Parachute - population 1,100 - marijuana sales are an important component of the local economy, accounting for nearly 30% of the 2016 sales tax revenue.
NATICK - marijuana supporters will converge on Natick Thursday for a gala to celebrate the legalization of the substance for recreational use and highlight some ...
City commissioners in Lake Wales gave final approval Tuesday night to regulations governing medical-marijuana dispensaries, making theirs the first city in Polk County to take such action.
There's a lot of cool stuff going on in the Oregon cannabis world right now. (Emily Joan Greene). Share on facebook. Share on twitter.
DHSIn a Meet the Press interview on Sunday, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said "marijuana is not a factor in the drug war," which is instead focused on methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine.
Attorney Dina Rollman, left, talks with student giving a presentation April 13, 2017, in a cannabis Law & Policy class at the Illinois Institute of technology's Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago's West Loop.
The 39-page bill introduced in the General Assembly last month would allow people 21 and older to purchase up to 1 ounce of cannabis from dozens of stores that would be authorized to sell marijuana manufactured at a number of Delaware grow operations.
"Monday @ High Noon" reads a flier for the event, calling on Congress to also remove marijuana from the nation's list of most-dangerous drugs.
At least for now, recreational marijuana seems to have been snuffed out in Connecticut's legislature, and the campaign to legalize pot is facing a variety of.
Months after Massachusetts voters voted to broadly legalize marijuana for recreational use for adults over the age of 21, the New England cannabis Convention is returning to Boston. Set to take place at the Hynes Convention Center on Saturday, April 22 ...
commerce - A student-led rally hoping to drum up support for medical marijuana is scheduled on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce, and the man behind the event has high hopes for its success.
Canopy Growth currently grows and sells marijuana for medical use in Canada. The company has been growing in another way also -- through acquisitions.
The following people were sentenced April 10, 2017, in Muskegon County Circuit Court by Judge William C. Marietti of Muskegon County's 14th Circuit Court: Cainan Tyler-Hunter Drinkwine, 26, of Muskegon, to six days in jail for probation violation, ...